The Inspark Teaching Network, in partnership with the Center for Education Through eXploration (ETX) at Arizona State University, has released a request for proposals for a grant program that will award up to five colleges and universities $25,000 to $50,000. The purpose of the grant is to support institutions, already piloting or interested in piloting Inspark courseware, in gateway science courses, towards achieving scale and effective use of next-generation digital learning experiences.

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the BioBeyond course:

We encourage colleges and universities interested in enhancing access and success in STEM education to take advantage of this opportunity. NMC partners will receive special consideration. Download the RFP.

Submissions are due May 30.

The Inspark Teaching Network will hold an Information Webinar on Friday May 13 at 2 PM ET/11 AM PT. REGISTER to attend or receive a recording.

Please contact David Schönstein ( with any questions.

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Brian, Director, Program Management & Design Initiatives for the New Media Consortium, adamantly believes that if teaching is boring then it is even more so for the students. He has a strong interest in new pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning and how technology can play a role. Brian loves to empower the community with knowledge, skills and technology that heighten their academic and personal livelihoods and make teaching & learning fun and innovative. He utilizes his 15 years of experience to inspire future educators as a network faculty in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver.